Call for Papers: Implementation of the African Convention on Combatting and Preventing Corruption

Deadline: 30 September 2016

The Multi Sectoral Working group on Combatting Corruption–East Africa Region is inviting papers on the implementation of the African Convention on Combatting and Preventing Corruption.

Objectives

  • Encourage and promote new thinking and debate on issues that the MSWG is exploring through its knowledge generation and research.
  • Encourage submissions based on primary sources, personal research and innovative thinking.

Benefits

  • Papers are accepted in English, French and Portuguese, up to 2,000 words in length, and those selected will be published on website and invited to present their winning paper to the CSO Forum on December 5-7 in Arusha.
  • Winners will also receive an honorarium of US$400.

Principles

  • Establish, maintain and strengthen independent national anti-corruption authorities or agencies.
    • Adopt legislative and other measures to protect informants and witnesses in corruption and related offences, including protection of their identities.
  • Require all or designated public officials to declare their assets at the time of assumption of office, during and after their term of office in the public service.
  • Access to Information – Each State Party shall adopt such legislative and other measures to give effect to the right of access to any information that is required to assist in the fight against corruption and related offences.
  • Funding of Political Parties- Each State Party shall adopt legislative and other measures to:
    • Proscribe the use of funds acquired through illegal and corrupt practices to finance political parties
    • Incorporate the principle of transparency into funding of political parties.
  • Adopt legislative and other measures to prevent and combat acts of corruption and related offences committed in and by agents of the private sector.
  • Create an enabling environment that will enable civil society and the media to hold governments to the highest levels of transparency and accountability in the management of public affairs.
    • Ensure that the Media is given access to information in cases of corruption and related offences on condition that the dissemination of such information does not adversely affect the investigation process and the right to a fair trial.

How to Apply

Applications must be submit via email at the address given on the website.

For more information, please visit MSWG.

DFID-Zimbabwe seeking Applications for Stopping Abuse and Female Exploitation (SAFE) Programme

Getty Images announces Reportage Grant to Support Independent Photojournalists

ACP EU CULTURE: “Support for ACP Audiovisual Co-production” Programme

USDA-NIFA announces Food Safety Outreach Program for United States

NER issues a Call for Proposals for Planning Grants within Energy Research 2019

Pride Foundation Australia inviting Individuals & Organisations for Small Grants Program

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria announces Call for Proposals for Ukraine

USAID: MOMENTUM (Moving Integrated, Quality Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health and Family Planning and Reproductive Health Services to Scale)

GPSA announces 4th Global Call for Proposals for Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and CSO Networks

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives – Turkey, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Turkmenistan

RWJF’s Equity-Focused Policy Research Funding Opportunity in the United States

USAID-Islamabad: Women’s Economic and Social Empowerment (“Transform”) Activity

U.S. Department of State announces Funding to Promote Accountability in Iraq and Syria for Crimes against Humanity

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria announces Call for Proposals for Albanian Organizations

EU announces Call for Proposals for “Central Asia Invest V”

EU seeking Proposals to Promote Citizen Participation and Entrepreneurship of Burkinabe Youth

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria seeking Project Proposals for Kosovo

UNFPA-Turkey inviting Organizations to Submit Grant Proposals 2019-Q2

AI for Earth Innovation Program inviting Proposal from all over the World

National Geographic Society announces Participatory Science Grant Program

National Geographic’s Conservation Technologies Grant Program to Support New Methods of Monitoring Ecosystem Health

Request for Proposals on Big Cats Conservations Initiative

USAID/Senegal Seeking Applications for Prevention of Child Early and Forced Marriage Activity

DHHS/ACF announces Ethnic Community Self Help Program

>